Nova Scotia Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m (Reverted edits by Curly Curly (talk) to last revision by Ccsmith)
(47 intermediate revisions by 15 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
:''This article is about a province of eastern [[Canada|Canada]].''<br><br>
+
''[[Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nova_Scotia|Nova Scotia]]''
 +
{{Nova Scotia-sidebar}}
 +
<div style="width: 75%; float: right;">
 +
{{NSDC}}<br><br>  
  
''[[Canada]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Nova_Scotia|Nova Scotia]]''<br>
+
=== Brief History  ===
  
<br>{{Canada-Sidebar
+
Nova Scotia is a penninsula on the east coast of Canada. Settlements in Nova Scotia (the Latin term for "New Scotland")&nbsp;began in 1604. In the 1600s, Nova Scotia was part of Acadia.&nbsp;All of Nova Scotia passed into possession of&nbsp;Great Britain in&nbsp;1713. The Province of Nova Scotia was formed in 1867, being one of the original four provinces to join the Confederation.  
|news=<!-- Add News Items BELOW -->
+
(Your News) <!-- Add News Items ABOVE -->
+
 
+
|info=<!-- Add Did You Know? Items BELOW --> <!-- Add Did You Know? Items ABOVE -->
+
}}
+
 
+
'''<u></u>'''
+
 
+
'''<u>RESEARCH GUIDES</u>'''
+
 
+
[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/Alberta.pdf BYU Research Outline for Nova Scotia, Canada]
+
 
+
<br><br>
+
 
+
=== Featured Article  ===
+
 
+
Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. [[Nova Scotia History|Read more...]]
+
 
+
===  ===
+
 
+
===  ===
+
  
 
=== Counties  ===
 
=== Counties  ===
  
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" width="99%"
+
{| width="99%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
| valign="top" width="30%" |  
+
| width="30%" valign="top" |  
 
*[[Annapolis County, Nova Scotia|Annapolis]]  
 
*[[Annapolis County, Nova Scotia|Annapolis]]  
 
*[[Antigonish County, Nova Scotia|Antigonish]]  
 
*[[Antigonish County, Nova Scotia|Antigonish]]  
Line 39: Line 21:
 
*[[Guysborough County, Nova Scotia|Guysborough]]
 
*[[Guysborough County, Nova Scotia|Guysborough]]
  
| valign="top" width="36%" |  
+
| width="36%" valign="top" |  
 
*[[Halifax County, Nova Scotia|Halifax]]  
 
*[[Halifax County, Nova Scotia|Halifax]]  
 
*[[Hants County, Nova Scotia|Hants]]  
 
*[[Hants County, Nova Scotia|Hants]]  
Line 47: Line 29:
 
*[[Pictou County, Nova Scotia|Pictou]]
 
*[[Pictou County, Nova Scotia|Pictou]]
  
| valign="top" width="32%" |  
+
| width="32%" valign="top" |  
 
*[[Queens County, Nova Scotia|Queens]]  
 
*[[Queens County, Nova Scotia|Queens]]  
 
*[[Richmond County, Nova Scotia|Richmond]]  
 
*[[Richmond County, Nova Scotia|Richmond]]  
Line 57: Line 39:
 
|}
 
|}
  
<br>
+
=== Research Tools  ===
  
=== Contribute Content  ===
+
'''Wiki articles describing online collecrtions are found at:'''
  
'''''Articles that Need Editing'''''
+
*[[Nova Scotia, Antigonish Catholic Diocese Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Canada Nova Scotia Antigonish Catholic Diocese Rcords (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 +
*[[Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 +
*[[Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 +
*[[Nova Scotia Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 +
*[[Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 +
*[[Nova Scotia Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
'
+
=== Featured Article  ===
  
*Article 1
+
Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. [[Nova Scotia History|Read more...]]
*Article 2
+
*Article 3<br>
+
  
'''''New Articles Needed'''''
+
=== Migration Routes  ===
  
*coming soon...<br>
+
Pier 21{·}} Halifax Road or Grand Communication Route
  
 
=== Did You Know?  ===
 
=== Did You Know?  ===
  
*Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at [http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com www.novascotiagenealogy.com] and they are free.
+
Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at [http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com www.novascotiagenealogy.com] and they are free.  
  
=== Popular Discussions  ===
+
Free census records for Nova Scotia and other provinces can be found at&nbsp;[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca www.collectionscanada.gc.ca]. Records for 1871, 1881 and 1891 are indexed. Indexes for some of the others can be found at Ancestry.com which is available free at most FamilySearch Centers through the [https://familysearch.org/help/viewdocument?documentId=106761&sliceId=SAL_Public&userQuery=portal+websites Family History Center Portal].
  
*coming soon...
+
=== Things You Can Do  ===
  
=== Featured Training Modules  ===
+
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
  
*coming soon...
+
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Canada/NovaScotia.pdf BYU Research Outline for Nova Scotia, Canada]
+
|-
 +
| <br>
 +
|
 +
*[[Edit a page|Expand an article]] or [[Special:Shortpages|short page]]
 +
*[[How to author an article in the Wiki|Create a new article]]<br>
 +
*[[How to categorize an article|Categorize articles]]<br>
 +
 
 +
|
 +
*[[Create an external link|Add external links to articles]]
 +
*[[Create an internal link|Add internal links to articles]]
 +
 
 +
|}
  
=== Church Records ===
+
=== Websites ===
  
&nbsp;An&nbsp;Index to [http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/acadian/ The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste], Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 is available by the Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.. The site is in both English and French<br>
+
*[http://www.pier21.ca/home/ Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21]
 +
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/novascotiagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Nova Scotia]  
 +
*[http://www.telusplanet.net/public/mtoll/ Mary's Genealogy Treasures - great research resource]
 +
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Nova_Scotia/ David Rumsey Map Collection] for Nova Scotia contains a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  
{{Provinces and territories of Canada}}  
+
__NOTOC__
 +
</div>
 +
{{Nova Scotia}}  
  
<br>
+
[[Category:Provinces_and_territories_of_Canada]]
<div></div>
+
[[Category:Canada]] [[Category:Nova_Scotia]]
+

Revision as of 16:34, 27 October 2013

Canada Gotoarrow.png Nova Scotia

News and Events
Topics
Other Heading





Brief History

Nova Scotia is a penninsula on the east coast of Canada. Settlements in Nova Scotia (the Latin term for "New Scotland") began in 1604. In the 1600s, Nova Scotia was part of Acadia. All of Nova Scotia passed into possession of Great Britain in 1713. The Province of Nova Scotia was formed in 1867, being one of the original four provinces to join the Confederation.

Counties

Research Tools

Wiki articles describing online collecrtions are found at:

Featured Article

Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. Read more...

Migration Routes

Pier 21{·}} Halifax Road or Grand Communication Route

Did You Know?

Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at www.novascotiagenealogy.com and they are free.

Free census records for Nova Scotia and other provinces can be found at www.collectionscanada.gc.ca. Records for 1871, 1881 and 1891 are indexed. Indexes for some of the others can be found at Ancestry.com which is available free at most FamilySearch Centers through the Family History Center Portal.

Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Websites